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New anticipated date for library demolition, amphitheatre construction

Jessica Bonacci, News Editor

Marywood students, faculty and staff will have to look at the old library for another winter. In 2014, The Wood Word reported that the Learning Resource Center, the former library, was scheduled for demolition in the winter of 2015-2016...  Read More »

September 26, 2016

Recent News Stories

  • Search Committee narrows Vice President of Business Affairs candidates down to three September 25, 2016
  • NEWS BRIEF: US News & World Report ranks Marywood 18th in region for “Best Value Schools” September 23, 2016
  • Green Party candidate campaigns at Wilkes University September 23, 2016

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Hope Solo continues to embarrass the United States

Daniel Smith, Asst. Opinion Editor

American goalie Hope Solo has had a rough time off the field since the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Solo and the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) fell to Sweden 4-3 on...  Read More »

September 14, 2016

  • France’s burkini bans are part of larger problems September 7, 2016

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New art gallery directors have big plans during transition period

McKensie Curnow, A&E Editor

A new school year brings a fresh start and plenty of transitions on campus. Taking part in this transition phase are two new art gallery directors. Leslie Christianson,...  Read More »

September 25, 2016

Recent Arts & Entertainment Stories

  • MU Coffeehouse continues to reveal hidden talents at Marywood University September 20, 2016
  • Pinning with Margaret: String art decor September 20, 2016
  • SAC holds Ceramics & Mocktails Event September 11, 2016

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Smith earns 100th conference win in Marywood women’s soccer rout

Nicholas Marotta, Asst. Sports Editor

In his 17th year as women’s soccer head coach, Andrew Smith recorded his 100th career Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) win. The victory came this week as the Pacers...  Read More »

September 23, 2016

SPORTS BRIEF: Volleyball sweeps first home tri-match of the season

John Ferraro, Sports Editor

The Marywood volleyball team put an end to its 10-game losing streak to start the year with two dominant performances this past Saturday Sept. 17 in its first tri-match of...  Read More »

September 20, 2016

Recent Sports Stories

  • SPORTS BRIEF: Gwynedd Mercy tops Marywood in women’s tennis championship rematch September 17, 2016
  • Volleyball hopes to get stronger for CSAC conference play and beyond September 17, 2016

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Marywood plans fun Family Weekend activities

Anne Zukowski, Margaret Scott, Hannah Moore, and Karly Kaminsky

Marywood University’s annual Family Weekend, sponsored by Student Activities and Leadership Development (SALD), is three days of scheduled fun this weekend for students...  Read More »

September 23, 2016

Author discusses friendships between men and women from the 18th century

Amanda Duncklee and Brooke Williams

Dr. Cassandra A. Good spoke about the themes of her book “Founding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women in the Early American Republic” and focused on the intricacies...  Read More »

September 22, 2016

Recent Community Stories

  • Students participate in Quidditch World Cup September 22, 2016
  • Marywood shows documentary on climate change September 20, 2016

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